Surveys

2015 Temporary Worker Survey: What do temporary workers prefer to be called?

June 1, 2015

  • Only 16% of temporary workers want to be called temps
  • Preferred job designation varies by wage
  • Term most widely accepted: "contractor"

2015 Temporary Worker Survey: Current and planned participation in government healthcare exchanges

May 26, 2015

  • Thirty-eight percent of temps say they have signed up
  • Higher than temps projected previously
  • Heaviest users: lowest-paid, youngest and oldest

2014 North America Staffing Company Survey & 2008-2013 Cumulative Index

April 18, 2015

  • Staffing firm plans for Affordable Care Act
  • Most effective marketing & sales tactics for staffing firms
  • Metrics: time-to-fill, order fill rates, quit rates, early termination rates
  • Medical and non-medical benefits offered to temps
  • 403 page report summarizes 7 years of surveys

2014 SIA Service Differentiators Report - VMS Initial Findings

January 23, 2015

  • Each year, Staffing Industry Analysts conducts a comprehensive assessment of Vendor Management Systems (VMS) and Managed Service Program (MSP) providers. 
  • The detailed reports provide insight to buyers about the latest features and functionality, service offerings, breadth of experience and... More

Temporary Staffing Trends, Developments and Forecasts

January 22, 2015

  • Exclusive insights from the SIA team 
  • Watch the playback on demand, approx 1 hour
  • Download a copy of the presentation as a pdf

2014 North America Contingent Buyers Survey & Cumulative Index to 2006-2013 Surveys

December 30, 2014

  • Accumulation and synthesis of all SIA contingent buyer surveys, 2006-2014
  • Contingent usage rates, plans, management strategies, metrics, best practices
  • 385 page Special Report

Recruitment Process Outsourcing Technology

December 19, 2014

  • RPO providers were surveyed with regard to technology solutions and Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS).
  • We asked respondents two questions: “What technology solutions are used to support the RPO process?” and “What percent of your RPO hires go through the following ATS platforms?”

2014 Global Contingent Buyers Survey: How sophisticated are contingent workforce programs?

December 18, 2014

  • Buyers asked to rate CW program on 4 measures
  • Bigger programs typically more advanced
  • Several management strategies correlated with sophistication

2014 Staffing Company Survey: Temporary staffing market sizes by customer sector/industry

December 2, 2014

  • Manufacturing top market: $24 billion in temp spend
  • 14 industry markets sized by temp spend
  • Top markets stable over time

2014 Staffing Company Survey: Most frequently recommended vendors

November 26, 2014

  • Staffing firms were asked to recommend their top two favorite vendors, and to explain their selection
  • Four vendors received 20 or more recommendations, 25 additional received at least three 
  • Job boards and front office solutions platforms topped the list